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Vanilla dilloniana Correll
Leafless vanilla, Mrs. Lott's vanilla

Vanilla dilloniana
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 24 June 2013
Plants originally from Mrs. Lott's collection.

Family: Orchidaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida and the Greater Antilles (not Jamaica).

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

NatureServe Global Status: Vulnerable

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Not listed

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Possibly Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 120.

Other data on Vanilla dilloniana available from :

Vanilla dilloniana has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Vanilla dilloniana has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Monroe County (Mainland) Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Vanilla dilloniana has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Coastal Berm
Rockland Hammock

All Images:

Vanilla dilloniana
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer, 24 June 2013
Plants originally from Mrs. Lott's collection.
Vanilla dilloniana
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2012
Sterile plant matching the description of V. dilloniana, western Cuba
Vanilla dilloniana
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2014
Sterile plant matching the description of V. dilloniana, northern Cuba